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Champions League prize money revealed with Man City on course to break record

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Manchester City has the opportunity to break the £100 million prize money barrier if they successfully defend their Champions League title this season. UEFA has increased the bonus payments for the competition, with last year’s total amounting to around £85 million.

City earned just over £2 million per game in the group stage, finishing top with six consecutive victories against RB Leipzig, Young Boys, and Red Star Belgrade. If they maintain their 3-1 advantage over Copenhagen in the last-16 second leg, they will earn an additional £9 million for reaching the quarter-finals for the seventh consecutive season.

Additionally, City will receive a significant share of the broadcast finances, as both Manchester United and Newcastle United failed to qualify for the knockout stages. There is also £33 million in prizes available for progressing through the various rounds this season, with the winners of the final receiving just under £4 million for lifting the trophy.

Pep Guardiola has expressed confidence in City’s chances this season, citing last year’s success as a source of additional belief. Following their victory over Copenhagen, Kevin De Bruyne, Bernardo Silva, and Phil Foden all contributed goals, with City now considered firm favorites to make the last eight.

Foden commented on City’s prospects, saying, “We’ve got the squad of players [to win it again]. I look around the changing room and still see the determination and hunger – so I don’t see why not.”

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Palmer overtakes three-season Havertz stat at Chelsea

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Palmer overtakes three-season Havertz stat at Chelsea

Cole Palmer’s remarkable four-goal performance against Everton on Monday evening has propelled him to the top of the Premier League golden boot race.

With 20 goals to his name this season, he is now neck and neck with Erling Haaland in the race for the prestigious award.

His scoring spree also highlights his incredible impact at Chelsea, as he has now scored more league goals in his first seven months at the club than Kai Havertz managed in three seasons, tallying 19 goals.

Palmer’s outstanding form has been instrumental in Chelsea’s climb up the Premier League table, bringing them within just three points of sixth place.

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‘He’s had 48 hours’ – Arsenal boss shares update on Bukayo Saka after furious penalty demand

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'He's had 48 hours' - Arsenal boss shares update on Bukayo Saka after furious penalty demand

Bukayo Saka expressed frustration at not being awarded a penalty after a clash with Manuel Neuer during Arsenal’s 2-2 draw with Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarter-finals.

He confronted the referee at full-time and even followed him down the tunnel, a departure from Saka’s typically composed demeanor.

When questioned about Saka’s condition before the upcoming match against Aston Villa on Sunday, Mikel Arteta stated, “Yes, he looked fine this morning.”

“He’s had 48 hours to think about it and it’s done.”

Arteta chose not to address the incident after the game, but there was a general consensus that Saka’s contact with Neuer was minimal.

Saka faced criticism for his reaction, but given the high emotions of the game, such reactions were not uncommon.

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Real Madrid 3-3 Man City: Valverde caps off evening of stunning goals in Champions League thriller (Video)

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Real Madrid 3-3 Man City: Valverde caps off evening of stunning goals in Champions League thriller

Manchester City and Real Madrid played out an enthralling 3-3 draw in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final, setting up an intriguing second leg at the Etihad Stadium.

City took an early lead through Bernardo Silva’s cleverly taken free-kick, but Madrid equalized twice with deflected strikes from Eduardo Camavinga and Rodrygo, which took slight touches off Ruben Dias and Manuel Akanji respectively.

Phil Foden restored City’s lead with a superb strike from outside the box, before Josko Gvardiol scored his first goal for the club with a fine right-footed shot to make it 3-2.

However, Madrid fought back once again, with Federico Valverde’s stunning volley ensuring the tie ended level.

The result leaves the quarter-final finely balanced ahead of the second leg, with City looking to replicate their 4-0 victory over Madrid in last season’s semi-finals at the Etihad Stadium.

There was a late injury concern for City as Foden hobbled off following a late tackle on his ankle, but the extent of the injury is yet to be determined.

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